Alzheimer’s is a general term for memory
loss and other cognitive abilities serious enough to interfere with daily life.
Alzheimer’s disease accounts for 60-80 percent of dementia cases.
Alzheimer’s is not a “normal” part of aging. The greatest known risk factor is increasing age, and the majority of
Kenya Bureau of Standard (KEBS) has awarded the Kenya
Railways ISO 9001:2015 Certification following a review and evaluation of its
Quality Management System.
The Certification confirms Kenya Railways has put up systems
and processes to ensure that its products and services meet the needs of clients.
Treasury Cabinet Secretary (CS)
Kenya has received 358,000 doses of the Oxford AstraZeneca
vaccine from Denmark.
The doses were delivered by UNICEF to the Ministry of Health
on Monday evening and will be distributed to regional vaccine stores for
further distribution to the counties so as to boost the second inoculation
exercise that commenced
The Kenya Tea Development Agency (KTDA) has
announced its new directors after elections were held on Saturday.
According to KTDA Holdings Limited Board
Chairperson David Muni Ichobo, the virtual polls took place during an
Extra-Ordinary General Meeting that was held by the agency’s shareholders.
The new directors are:
-Michael Kamau Ngatia
Kenyans living and working abroad sent home
a record high Ksh.34 billion in May this year, the highest inflows ever sent in
a single month, defying the economic fall-out occasioned by the coronavirus
The inflows were higher by 23.3 percent
compared to Ksh.27.8 billion that was received in May
Coffee farmers are now calling on the government to suspend the Capital Markets Authority's (CMA) coffee exchange regulations of 2020 until systems are put in place to allow seamless coffee trading.
According to the Kenya Coffee Producers
Association (CPA), the authority lacks the expertise of the coffee
Bitcoin took a nosedive as much as 9 percent Monday as
recent volatility in the cryptocurrency market showed no signs of dampening down.
Market players have cited thin liquidity and China's
expanding crackdown on bitcoin mining.
Chinese mines power nearly 80 percent of the global trade in
cryptocurrencies despite a
Last week, T-bills remained oversubscribed, with the overall
subscription rate coming in at 152.9 percent, a decline from the 181.8 percent
recorded the previous week.
The 91-day paper recorded the highest subscription rate,
receiving bids worth Ksh.8.2 billion against the offered Ksh.4.0 billion,
translating to a subscription rate of 205.0
The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) has
announced a new revenue collection platform for Nairobi City County.
KRA says Nairobi revenue system which
is an initiative of the national government, in collaboration with the Nairobi Metropolitan
Services (NMS) and the authority is now operational.
The platform aims at having an
Kenyans face steeper electricity bills this month after
upward adjustments to ‘non-constant’ tariffs by the Energy and Petroleum
Regulatory Authority (EPRA).
The higher bills are attributable to a greater fuel cost
charge (FCC) and foreign exchange fluctuation (FERFA) adjustments by EPRA on
However, the higher tariffs are ironic given the